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Play Mackerelmedia Fish, a strangely adorable ode to dying websites

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Have you ever put in the newest model of Mackerelmedia Fish? No, not Macromedia Flash. Mackerelmedia Fish. The piscine wealthy media plugin, created by experimental recreation designer Nathalie Lawhead, utilized in tasks just like the hacking instrument Haxatron 2000. A relic of an period the place social media hadn’t eaten the web, amateurish weirdness was the norm, and visiting an internet site would possibly contain clicking by way of an limitless sequence of arcane set up screens. The web site continues to be on-line, however for those who click on the improper hyperlink, you could be eaten by a grue.

Lawhead, identified for projects like Tetrageddon Video games and All the things Is Going To Be OK, explains just a little extra about Mackerelmedia Fish on her blog. It’s a brief and surreal recreation about digital archaeology, loss, and that feeling of looking by way of a once-lively vacation spot that’s slowly falling aside. The web page is a pure dose of nostalgia, however the sort that’s melancholy quite than comforting — like visiting your previous hometown and discovering all its retailer home windows boarded up.

Relatively than purely simulating software program within the vein of old-internet recreation Hypnospace Outlaw, Mackerelmedia Fish is framed by fourth-wall-breaking prose and a narrative that blends a “actual” desktop with journey recreation conventions. You’ll play a part of the sport in a web page listing and befriend a link-eating rodent. “The purpose actually is about exploring a brief story that’s concerning the lack of digital historical past,” writes Lawhead.

You’ll be able to have enjoyable simply clicking across the web site, however as Lawhead notes, there are some clear mechanical objectives — and it’s value truly pushing ahead by way of the story, too. Your pc could find yourself with a brand new pal.

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How to avoid Fortnite V Bucks scam

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How to avoid Fortnite V Bucks scam

Do you want to know how to avoid Fortnite V Bucks scam? If yes, you are lucky to land here. The Battle Royale Game Fortnite has been home to nearly 18 million players and millions of scammers as well. It is the most popular video game in the world and its popularity attracts scammers as well. Bad comes along with good, this is very common! Along with true genuine players the bad players, who do not play the game but attack the game, keep an eye on good players.

Credit card fault and Rampant spread of malware are some commonly reported issues around. In this guide, I am going to share various Fortnite V bucks scam and how to avoid them. Wearing a mask of humanity and Promising free V bucks these scammers attract innocent players. But in reality, they only undertake those innocent players or take out their job. Scroll down to read more!

Before we Start…

Fortnite game is the main attraction for hackers and scammers because of its huge player base. With increasing popularity every day, these are causing distress to users every day. What scammers are doing is, they trap the user promising to give free v bucks but in actual Scammers are making a lot of money online and thus it has been continually increasing every day. With over 5000 scam websites over the net, which contains 1500 scam youtube videos and lacs of suspicious links.

Why so much Scam? What’s the need for Vbucks?

V-Bucks are the in-game currency that is used for buying items from the in-game V Store in Save the World. Moreover, you can also grab cosmetic items from the Item Shop and the Battle Pass in Battle Royale and Creative. Please note that V-bucks aren’t transferrable within accounts and on devices as well. No refund would be given for unused V-bucks. If you want to get v-bucks you would have to spend real money over it.

  • You can purchase 1,000 V-Bucks for $9.99 from the Microsoft website.
  • Get 2,500 V-Buck (+300 bonus) for $24.99
  • Obtain 4,000 V-Bucks (+1,000 bonus) for  $59.99
  • Buy 10,000 V-Bucks (+3,500 bonus) for $99.99

A player would require v bucks to get Battle Passes, cosmetics, emotes, gliders, and other loot in all Fortnite game versions.

Professional “Fortnite” player Loeya,” said Anywhere there is money, there’s going to be people who try to abuse. She prefers to keep her real name anonymous. She has more than 637,000 followers on video game streaming service Twitch. and there she replies to a question about scammers.

Types of Fortnite Scams

Scammers may attack you in on or other ways, by hook or by crook. Here I am sharing some common types of video scams, so be alert!

1) Youtube Video Scams

Fortnite is a most demanding online video game and thus thousands of videos related to the game are available on youtube. Most of the videos are related to gameplay and only to help the players in passing the battle but there are some fake videos too that will trap you. Whenever you enter the query “free v bucks” in the search bar of youtube, you get a lot of results from third-party sites. Unfortunately, such videos are approved by youtube as well so you may think it’s legitimate. When you open the video, it asks your code from the game account. Entering the code there is like giving the keys of the house to thieves. So, Beware of such acts!

2) Fake apps

The play store is flooded with fake Fortnite apps. These fake apps work in the same way as the video scammers do. When you download a fake app and launch it, it asks you the code. Also, as soon as you download the app and install it on your device, a malware also gets into your device and you very well know what’s next!

Pen down: Epic games have never released an official Fortnite app, so no such official app is available on youtube.

3) Fake V bucks generator

Tons of website available on the web that promises you to provide free v bucks but there is no such thing as free V bucks. Yes, some websites provide you by doing some surveys but not all. These free V Bucks generator websites, Asks your information, codes, and other related information. Filling this information is harmful to you and your account may get hacked. Do not ever trust free in-game currency generator sites. Stay safe!

How to avoid Fortnite V Bucks scam?

Plenty is the ways to attack you, but taking proper moves will save you from scams. Lets now discuss how you can avoid Fortnite V Bucks scam.

1) Talk to Your Kids

If you are a parent reading his article, It is very important to talk to your kids and teach them about what’s the internet is about. How scammers are stacking innocent people around and how to beware of them.

Tell your kids not to share account information with anyone, make a unique game password, and Do not click on suspicious links. Alongwith all this, you can help your kid in setting double authentication. It’s an amazing feature to make your account more secure.

2) Official Platforms

If you need to purchase something for the game, then always stick to the official platform for payments. There are many websites that promise you to buy a good purchase in a lesser amount but just for a penny do not give you account details to scammers.  This website logs your card information and may harm you and leaves you bankrupt.

3) keep an eye on card statements

Though you are taking before safety measure this is an after safety measure. Track your credit card details at a regular interval of time. This helps you to identify any suspicious activity done with your card. If you find anything unusual, take action immediately. Also, if you are a parent, do not share card information with kids.

4) keep email address private

It is necessary to keep your email address private, so that anyone who pretends to be your friend on the gaming platform may abuse you personally. Do not chat with strangers and do not share your personal information with anyone like email, address, school name, etc.

5) Use two-factor authentication

An extra layer of security is always beneficial. Fortnite has given you the ability to impose two-factor authentication with your account, use that! Follow the steps below to set two-factor authentication.
  1. Login to your account.
  2. Move to “Account Settings”.
  3. PRess the “Password & Security” tab
  4. Tap on “Enable Two-Factor Sign In”
  5. You will have the option to enable an authenticator app or enable email verification
  6. That’s all!
Folks, using these ways you can avoid Fortnite v bucks scam.

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Hey friends, your safety is in your hands! This all about Fortnite V Bucks scam. The Internet is full of good as well as bad stuff. Please beware of any fake offers related to free v bucks. teach your kids about scams and hacks.

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How to redeem your free copy of Minecraft Bedrock Edition (Complete guide)

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How to redeem your free copy of Minecraft Bedrock Edition

Do you want to redeem a free copy of Minecraft Bedrock Edition? If yes, you are lucky to read this article. Classic Minecraft Edition has touched heights but players may get bored of playing the same. So, Mojang had released the Bedrock edition!  Go through the complete guide below describes how to redeem a free copy of Minecraft Bedrock Edition.

If you have Bough Minecraft Java Edition before October 2019, then I have good news for you. You can claim a free copy of Bedrock Edition. But how? Scroll down to get the answer!

What’s new in Minecraft Bedrock Edition…

  1. New Flowers: The Lily of the Valley and Cornflower!
  2. New Lava is Introduced, so the gardens may go up in flames.
  3. More unique features include new game rules and buttons that will navigate you directly to the Support site or bug tracker.
  4. In this release, You will see distinct features with the Experimental Gameplay. If you want to use this feature, you must allow Experimental Gameplay first. A Minecraft script engine is added.
  5. Experience Pillagers in this new experimental gameplay, the new Bamboo Jungle biome, lanterns, crossbows with new enchantments, and the block placeholders for the new village blocks

How to redeem your free copy of Minecraft Bedrock Edition?

To get a free Copy of bedrock version, Follow the steps below:

Step 1: Log in to your account

  1. Go to Mojang Website.
  2. Now click on the “Get Minecraft” button.
  3. Then you will be navigated to the next page, Choose a console here(computer, mobile, etc). Suppose I choose PC
  4. Now choose the type of PC, Windows, Linux, MAC. Suppose I choose WIndows.
  5. Now you can see your Minecraft Purchase here.

Step 2: Clain a free copy

  1. Now in the purchase tab, scroll down until you see “Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta.”
  2. Click on “Claim a free copy”.

Step 3: Final Step

  1. Now you will be navigated to another page of Microsoft.
  2. Enter your Email and password in the given space.
  3. Press the Login button.
  4. Click on the redeem button.

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Games Inbox: Is The Last Of Us overrated?

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The Last Of Us – is Ellie overrated? (pic: Sony)

The Thursday Inbox is worried that so many companies have so few games scheduled, as one reader suggests making Capcom vs. Capcom.

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Exclusive worries
I obviously have no idea what kind of reviews it’s going to get but does anyone get the feeling that The Last Of Us Part 2 is going to be less well received than the first one? The response to the leaks seems to be quite negative (I haven’t read the spoilers so I don’t know if it’s justified) and I’ve seen a lot of people say that the footage so far, while graphically good, looks too similar to the original. As if there’s nothing really new except the story.

That’s something I have been worrying about since watching the various clips, although I can well believe they’re holding back from showing us any of the wilder stuff. But I have to admit I’m not looking forward to the game as much as I thought I would. Maybe it’s the leaks taking the air of mystery away but I’m just not sure what the purpose of the game is. If it’s not new gameplay then it’s only story and I’m not really sure what the plot’s about (and those that do know seem to not like it).

This year has been bad enough so far that I can’t deal with the PlayStation 4’s biggest exclusive being a disappointment. Let’s just say I’ll be looking forward to the reviews next month with some trepidation.
Dynomite

Advanced information
So everything points toward a PlayStation 5 reveal in early June, eh? The biggest takeaway from that for me is that Sony is willingly going first, even though they know Microsoft’s biggest event is probably going to be July. Like the guy saying about the review embargo for The Last Of Us Part 2, to me this shows that Sony are very confident about what they have to show and… maybe know what Microsoft has?

I always wonder what level of industrial espionage there must be going on in the games industry. Given how most publishers don’t even seem to know each others release dates you’d think not much but given how many leaks we get on a nearly daily basis companies must find it pretty easy to find out what their competitors are up to. Especially given how many people work on games nowadays and how long they take to make – how could news not filter out, even if it wasn’t asked for?

Not accusing or blaming Sony, or anyone else, but if we can make educated guesses to what companies are up to I’m sure paid employees can too. I now have a mental image of them finding out about the Xbox One reveal early and laughing their heads off.
Scooter

Three times record
When I read that analyst story about GTA 6 coming out in 2023 I immediately thought about the recent Reader’s Feature on the subject and how it seems even more on the money now. I held out that there was a chance the game could be announced this year, since it would be a game-changer if it was part of Sony or Microsoft’s line-up but there now doesn’t seem much chance of that.

I guess maybe Sony or Microsoft could be picking up some of the marketing costs, but all of it? That seems unlikely to me. Not that I know, but the analyst guy seems to think you could tell from the marketing when Red Dead Redemption 2 was coming out so there you go.

All of that makes the second prediction, that GTA 5 is coming PlayStation 5 and Xbox One, more likely to be true too. Think of that, the only game to ever be released across three formats in a row. Not just as a remaster but as a live game that people are still playing. Incredible, no wonder they’re being cautious about how to follow it up.
Danish

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End of the line
So now that Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is out there isn’t a single other Nintendo release scheduled for… ever? Just 51 Worldwide Classics, a collection of board and card games, and that’s it. Nothing. As far as Joe Public is concerned there are no more Switch games, that’s it. Nintendo has packed up shop and gone home.

What a strange company and what a strange business video games is, because a lot of other publishers are in almost the same boat. Does Capcom have anything scheduled right now? I can’t think of anything. Or Activision or EA (beyond the inevitable FIFA 21).

Whatever it is I bet it turns out to be a remaster anyway, or a yearly sequel. 2020 is like the year that didn’t happen and it’s getting really bizarre.
Brutus

GC: You’re forgetting about Paper Mario: The Origami King, coming out in July. In terms of actual release dates, Capcom has nothing, Activision has the Tony Hawk remake in September, and EA has a Sims 4 expansion and Command & Conquer Remastered Collection in June. So out of four games that’s two remasters and an expansion.

Slow evolution
I’m not really disagreeing with Simundo’s comment or the GC reply but in my time of playing video games I don’t think there has really been a significant shift in gameplay innovation since the move up from 16-bit 2D sprites era to polygons in the 32/64-bit era.

Everything since has been fine tuning and steadily improving controls, graphics sound, etc. rather than a massive jump. I am an old fart though so I’m happy to have my opinion torn to shreds.
John

GC: Almost all gameplay innovation is gradual and what evolutionary leaps there have been are not always remembered and/or are not very good. Nobody cares about Floating Runner, only Super Mario 64.

Real world problems
I really love the Uncharted series but The Last Of Us just never clicked (ha ha!) with me. I’ve completed it twice and while I appreciate it as a work of art with its strong writing, animation, motion capture/voice performances, and tense stealth (especially around the clickers) I just don’t love it.

I’ll admit it’s me, but I just find it so darn depressing, which is why I won’t be playing Part 2, as someone with mental health issues I don’t think it would be wise!

I guess I’m just wondering about Naughty Dog’s direction now. A lot of the big names in the Uncharted team have left (Amy Henning, Richard Lemarchand, and Bruce Straley) and Neil Druckmann (who must be one of the gloomiest people on the planet – he wanted to kill Elena in Uncharted 2 for goodness sake!) is now vice president of the studio.

Uncharted 4 had its fourth anniversary recently (10th May) and sure it’s a bombastic globe-trotting romp but it’s also about family and love.

Fast forward onto The Last Of Us Part 2 and now we have a game about hate! While I’m sure it will sell well, it could end up leaving a bad taste in fan’s mouths – putting Ellie, a character who a lot of people adore, through hell and for what?! A commentary on the cycle of violence? I just don’t get it!
LastYearsModel

GC: A commentary on the cycle of violence sounds like a pretty good idea to us, if it’s handled well. It’s not exactly a lesson that people have ever been very good at heeding.

Terminological inexactitude
I am really hoping that the rumours about a new Silent Hill game are true but it’s going to be very odd if it does get announced, given Konami flat out said the rumours aren’t true. Especially if it does turn out to be a co-production with Sony like they said. If it does turn out to be true will that be the most blatant lie that a publisher has ever told?

There’s a lot of exaggeration and nonsense around a new console launch but I don’t know that there’s anything that’s ever been an easily provable lie. I’m willing to let them off though, if the game is good.
Fester

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Capcom vs. Capcom
Good to know that Street Fighter 5 is still popular enough to be getting more DLC but when trying to think who the new ones could be I’ve come up pretty blank. And then I started to wonder why they’ve never really had any crossover characters before, either from their own games or anyone else’s. Final Fight is kind of the same series but as far as I know nobody else has ever made the jump.

If there is no Marvel Vs. Capcom 4 then wouldn’t DLC characters for Street Fighter 5 be just as good? Turn it into a sort of Super Smash Bros. for Capcom characters? Maybe leave out some of the wackier ones, like Phoenix Wright, but there are plenty of fighting game characters and martial arts characters that could be included, from Dark Stalkers, Rival Shools, Red Earth, Cyberbots, and more.

Maybe it’s just me but I was always more interested in the Capcom side of Marvel Vs. Capcom, seeing them give life to all these obscure characters in a fighting game, and would be more than happy if it was just them. And if they don’t want to do that in Street Fighter than just create a new game.
Liquor

Inbox also-rans
There is a free mystery game on the Epic Games Store from 4pm today, it is rumoured to be Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, which includes Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel game.
Andrew J.

That Fast & Furious game looks awful! Jeez. I thought the announcement one was worrying enough but what are they thinking about with that? It all looks like a lame driving mission from a shooter or something.
Alex

This week’s Hot Topic
The question for this weekend’s Inbox was suggested by reader Podge, who asks what classic game or franchise have you never played?

With so many formats over the years nobody gets to play every well-received video game that’s released but what’s the most famous one that you’ve somehow avoided? Was it because you didn’t have the right console or PC, because it didn’t appeal at the time, or simply because you didn’t have the money?

Was there any notable game you went for a long time without playing and recently got a chance to try out? What did you think of it in the end and do you have plans to catch up on the other titles you’ve missed?

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